Cesare Auguste Detti - A Summer Idyll
(Source: marcuscrassus)cesare auguste detti 19th century italian 19th century detail 6:30pm
maurice quentin de la tour 18th century french 18th century rococo french rococo portraits 3:01pm
…”the clarity of the cold carnation of old skin, the creases of the smile, the folds made by the passage of time; the powerful pleating of the forehead…”
The detail of his wrinkles, blood vessels, and moles is a realistic rendering uncommon in formal portraiture of the time. This was made by a friend.
Portrait of Louis de Silvestre, about 1753, Maurice-Quentin de la Tour. J. Paul Getty Museum.
The Balcony, Edouard Manet, 1868-69art art history painting edouard manet 19th century french 19th century musee d'orsay * 11:30am
The Faun (detail), Pierre Pugetart art history sculpture pierre puget 17th century french 17th century baroque french baroque * 6:30pm
La Tabagie (detail), Le Nain Brothers, 1643art art history painting le nain brothers 17th century french 17th century baroque french baroque * louvre 3:01pm
Virgin and Child, Massimo Stanzione, 1640-45art art history painting massimo stanzione 17th century italian 17th century baroque italian baroque * 11:30am
The Birth of Venus (detail), François Boucher, 1740art art history painting francois boucher 18th century french 18th century rococo french rococo * 6:30pm
Madame Raymond de Verninac, Jacques-Louis David, 1798-99art art history painting jacques louis david 18th century french 18th century neoclassicism french neoclassicism * portraits 3:01pm
The Adoration of the Magi, Leonaert Bramer, 1628-30art art history painting leonaert bramer 17th century dutch 17th century baroque dutch baroque * 11:30am